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Book Review: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

Genre: Alternate History/Horror Romantic subplot? File the MC’s relationship status as single, yet ‘it’s complicated’. Steam? 0 (Kisses are mentioned, but this is NOT a kissing book) Plot: In this alternate history, the Civil War and slavery ended because people started rising from the dead. Jane was born around the time of the Battle of[…]

ARC Readers Wanted: Warrior Tithe

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Marketing Monday: How Do I Market My Book on Social Media?

As an indie author looking at social media to market may seem overwhelming. There are so many trending platforms that come and go. Your job is to find the best place for you. Here are four ways to help you strategize: 1. Assess your target audience. Where is that demographic on social media? That’s where[…]

Happy Valentine’s Day

My family was supposed to head over to an island on the Washington coast today for winter break. The weather had other ideas. It was disappointing, but I’d rather my family safe. C’est la vie. Making plans and events beyond our control getting in the way. As writers, we tend to forget that. As humans,[…]

Author Spotlight: Q & A with Fantasy Author Winnifred Tataw

TJ: Hello! Welcome to Author Spotlight where both new and veteran authors share a little about themselves and their work. Today we have Winnifred Tataw. Let’s get into it. Care to tell readers us about yourself?  Winnie: Hi! My name is Winnifred Tataw, or Winnie for short. I have had a lifelong love of literature and[…]

Author Spotlight: Q & A with Author Jill Webb

TJ: Hello! Welcome to Author Spotlight where both new and veteran authors share a little about themselves and their work. Today we have Jill Webb. Okay, Jill. Let’s get into it. Care to tell readers us about yourself?  Jill: Hello and thanks for having me! I’ve lived in Oregon my whole life, born in Portland and live[…]

WIP Progress: Update on Eastside Hedge Witch

I’m deep in the developmental edit stage of Eastside Hedge Witch. The story is going to look a bit different when published than the snippets of rough draft followers of my blog read last summer. That’s a good thing. Once my editor at Mad Raptor and I are finished, you’re going to read a more[…]

Author Spotlight: Q & A with Emily Paper

TJ: Hello! Welcome to Author Spotlight where both new and veteran authors share a little about themselves and their work. Today we have Emily Paper, creator of Applied Divination and author. Let’s get into it. Care to tell readers us about yourself, Emily?  Emily: Hi, thanks for the welcome. I’m your biggest fan!  I grew up in[…]

Author Spotlight: Q & A with Jesikah Sundin

TJ: Hello! Welcome to Author Spotlight where both new and veteran indie authors share a little about themselves and their work. I’m really excited to present to you today’s guest, veteran author Jesikah Sundin. I’m not only a big fan of Sundin’s work, but I am also proud to consider her a friend (although we[…]

Review: A Vow So Bold and Deadly

A Vow So Bold and Deadly (Cursebreakers #3) by Brigid Kemmerer Genre: YA Fantasy Steam? Fade to black, but she knows how to make heavy petting poetic and erotic. Violence? This is the third book in a graphically violent series. Far more gore than nookie. Plot: Not going to lie. I looked forward to lyrical prose[…]